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Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.3 Percent

The state jobs report released Monday says Colorado added 5,500 non-farm jobs in July.

08/18/2014

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Many Colorado Prisoners Illegally Receiving Unemployment Compensation

A CBS4 investigation has found many prisoners who aren’t allowed to receive unemployment compensation receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state.

05/19/2014

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New Mexico Accountant Accused Of Insurance Fraud In Colorado

A New Mexico accountant has pleaded not guilty to charges that defrauded the federal and state unemployment insurance system out of more than $1.3 million.

04/28/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Down In January

Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in January, continuing a downward trend from last year.

03/17/2014

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Thousands Of Coloradans Lose Their Unemployment Benefits

1.3 Million Americans lost their unemployment benefits when the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired on Saturday.

12/28/2013

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.8 Percent

Colorado’s unemployment rate has declined to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate in nearly five years.

11/22/2013

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Colorado Jobs Shrink, But Jobless Rate Falls Slightly

Colorado nonfarm payroll jobs declined by 4,300 from July to August, but the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly as more people dropped out of the labor force.

09/20/2013

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Colorado Economists Revise Job Estimates

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment has released an analysis of expected revisions to the monthly nonfarm payroll jobs estimates based on the first quarter 2013 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.

08/28/2013

Genesis, left, with a family member and her mother Jennette Garcia (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Investigates Theft Of Social Security Numbers To Get Jobs

The state of Colorado is launching a fraud investigation after a teenager’s Social Security number was stolen and used to get jobs at four businesses.

07/19/2013

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New Legislation Helps Fund Eisenhower Tunnel Fire Suppression System

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law Saturday establishing the Petroleum Cleanup and Redevelopment Fund within the Division of Oil and Public Safety, a part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

05/18/2013

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